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LATEST NEWS FROM VSS

10 August 2020

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Treating a Green Sea Turtle with Sea World Gold Coast

by VSS
At Veterinary Specialist Services, we are very fortunate to have great working relationships with many animal organisations. Sea World Gold Coast is one of these organisations where we can provide specialist veterinary equipment when they require extensive diagnostic testing or surgical interve...

6 August 2020

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Update Regarding QLD/NSW Border August 6

by VSS
Updated on 7 August: To learn more about the border restrictions that will take effect from 1.00am on 8 August 2020, visit this page on the QLD Gov website. --- Posted on 6 August: We are monitoring the information available around the changes announced to the Queensland/New South ...

31 July 2020

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Tick Paralysis Warning

by VSS
Over the past 2 weeks, a significant number of dogs and cats presented to Veterinary Specialist Services after being affected by tick paralysis. Ixodes holocyclus, more commonly known as the Australian paralysis tick, can produce and inject a neurotoxin, causing life-threatening paralysis to ou...

10 July 2020

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VSS Underwood is 3 years old!

by VSS
Well, doesn't time fly by! We're celebrating our birthday this weekend to mark 3 years since our Grand Opening weekend back in July 2017. We've seen a lot of patients, met a lot of new clients and made plenty of new friends in that time and we're all really proud of the posi...

28 April 2020

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Update on SARS-CoV-2 in Cats

by Rachel Korman
New information is rapidly emerging regarding SARS-CoV-2 virus as a human pathogen. Coronaviruses have long been identified as animal pathogens, but as we know, not all coronaviruses are equal. There has been much alarmist reporting in the press recently about the risk of cats and SARS-CoV-2 wi...